Monthly Archives: January 2017

Sports 01-12-2017

January 13, 2017
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Bruins Beat by Bob Morello Bruins All-Stars Shine Tuesday night saw Boston crank out a satisfying 5-3 road win over the St. Louis Blues in David Backes’ return home, a win that saw the B’s notching two power play goals, (Frank Vatrano and Torey Krug) raising their goals scored total for the last three...

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Obituaries 01-12-2017

January 13, 2017
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Genevieve Piasecki Known as everyone’s “Babcia” (Polish Grandmother) Genevieve Piasecki of Nahant, formerly of Lynn and Chelsea, passed away on January 1 at the Jeffrey and Susan Brudnick Center for Living in Peabody where she was receiving supportive care.  She was 88 years old. She was a resident of Nahant for the past 20 years,...

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Leo Robinson Elected President of the City Council

January 6, 2017
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Leo Robinson Elected President of the City Council

By Cary Shuman Leo Robinson, dean of the Chelsea City Council and the longest-serving official in city government, was elected president of the Council Tuesday at an organizational meeting for 2017. Robinson, who served on the former Board of Aldermen and remains one of the city’s most popular residents today, received a unanimous vote...

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Being A Guzman Means Education and Giving Back

January 6, 2017
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Being A Guzman Means Education and Giving Back

By Seth Daniel When Rosemary Guzman left Costa Rica in the late 1960s to find a better future for her family – landing first in Chelsea – she had no idea what the future held, but she held on to the hope that something better was to find the Guzman’s in America. One generation...

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Chelsea Gardens:Boston Flower Exchange will be Relocating to Chelsea in January

January 6, 2017
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By Seth Daniel The Boston Flower Exchange has officially leased space on Second Street and will move this month to establish its long-standing wholesale market in Chelsea as the New England Flower Exchange. The Exchange has been located in the South End for decades next to the Expressway – having been sold by the...

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Students Return to Chelsea High With No Problems Detected

January 6, 2017
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By Seth Daniel Without incident, students returned to Chelsea High School (CHS) on Wednesday morning, Jan. 4, after having some extra time off due to a fly infestation that brought an early end to the fall term. Supt. Mary Bourque had said the school would be ready, and on Tuesday night, she confirmed as...

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Police Briefs 01-05-2017

January 6, 2017
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Monday, 12/26 Andres Martinez, 54, 32 Fifth St., Norwood, was arrested for Operating under the influence of liquor, destruction of Property, negligent operation of motor vehicle and speeding. Guillermo Duran, 42, 15 Dowse St., Everett, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor, failure to signal. Tuesday, 12/27 Leonardo Escobar, 44, 92 Chester...

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Letters to the Editor

January 6, 2017
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Pay the Fair Share Dear Editor, We are Chelsea homeowners who are concerned that the owners of the FBI building, Anthony and Patricia Simboli, of ACS Development, are pressuring the city to get a 20 year tax break, a 50 percent tax reduction for the next 15 years and a 40 percent tax discount...

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Right and Wrong Ways to Address the Drug Cost Conundrum

January 6, 2017
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By Kenneth E. Thorpe Americans are gearing up for higher health care costs in 2017. Average monthly insurance premiums for popular plans on Healthcare.gov, the major Obamacare exchange, are slated to rise by 25 percent. Some consumers will see their health insurance premiums double. Eager to find a scapegoat, some politicians have pointed to...

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Keeping Our Water Supply Safe

January 6, 2017
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In 2014, the American Waterworks Association declared MWRA’s water to be the best in the nation. (In fact, it won both first and second place both for the City of Boston’s and the MWRA’s own sample.) This was not a lucky coincidence, but the end result of a carefully crafted and intricate plan to...

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